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Captain crunch

Along with the elected team captains (Jeff Byers, Damian Williams, Taylor Mays and Josh Pinkard), two honorary captains will represent the Trojans during today’s game. Offensive lineman Mike Reardon will represent the service teams, while wideout Scott Stephens will represent the special teams. Advertisements

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The Skinny: Fire Edition

(Photo by Jon Vidar / AP) The hills of Los Angeles are ablaze and two USC starters are down and out — one for the entire season — but the Skinny’s here to quell any fear and provide the low down on what this all means. WR Johnson Injured: USC lost starting Wide Receiver Ronald […]

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Special Risk

Safety Josh Pinkard is currently playing on the kickoff and punt return. Hopefully he will not be on those teams if USC is ahead of San Jose State by 40 points, like in that blowout victory over Arkansas in 2006.

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Spotlight on…

Check out the standout performers from Monday’s practice: – Tight end Blake Ayles had the highlight play of the day when he stretched out for a one-handed catch on an over route before rolling to the ground near the left sideline during team period, drawing an ovation from the several hundred fans in attendance. “That […]

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Rising up with the morning sun

The end is near. And with it, so too is the beginning. The entire team hustled through an hour-long Trojan Run workout early Friday morning, completing their sixth week of the summer program and leaving just 10 more workouts before Fall Camp and the 2009 season officially kick off. Through agility and conditioning drills under […]

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Pac-10 spring wrap-up: What we learned

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller We spent a lot of time talking about quarterbacks this spring in the Pac-10, most particularly USC's quarterback competition — did ya hear, Aaron Corp's No. 1 but this freshman Matt Barkley looks like the bees' knees! The other general theme isn't new: After reviewing the tea leaves on the […]

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USC spring wrap-up

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller USC Trojans 2008 overall record: 12-1 2008 conference record: 8-1 Returning starters Offense 9, defense 3, kicker/punter 0 Top returners WR Damian Williams, C Kristofer O'Dowd, OT Charles Brown, OG Jeff Byers, TB Stafon Johnson, TB Joe McKnight, FS Taylor Mays, CB Josh Pinkard, DE Everson Griffen. Key losses QB […]

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2009 Depth Chart Released

The jury is out. Pete Carroll announced today his depth chart going into the huddle. Of course in traditional Carroll fashion, the competition for starting positions will continue throughout Summer workouts. But the Spring depth charts typically hold strong resemblance to the final list, come start of the football season. Follow the jump for the […]

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2009 USC Football Schedule

The 2009 schedule features Taylor Mays, Jeff Byers, Damian Williams, Stafon Johnson, Joe McKnight, Everson Griffin and Josh Pinkard. To download the poster for your desktop wallpaper click here.

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Spring football Q&A: USC coach Pete Carroll

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller Ever wonder what a coach might say about a quarterback competition the day before he announces a pecking order? You're in luck! USC coach Pete Carroll stopped by for a chat with the Pac-10 blog on Monday, the day before he announced on his Web site that Aaron Corp would […]

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The Best in the Pac-10: Taylor Mays

(Photo via scplaybook.com) Ted Miller at espn.com has spent the past month ranking the top 30 players in the Pac-10. Not surprisingly, numero uno is USC safety Taylor Mays. Miller says of Mays: No one who regularly reads the Pac-10 Blog could possibly question ranking No. 1 the conference’s only returning consensus first-team All-American, the […]

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